Today a total of 3 matches were held of the ongoing FIFA World Cup 2018.The match wise highlights are appended below.

World Cup 2018: Day 9 – Matches – Summary & Highlights

FIFA World Cup 2018 – M27: Belgium Vs Tunisia (5-2)

Highlights:

WC ’18 – Match 27: Belgium Vs Tunisia

Result: 5 – 2

Goal Scorers:

  • Belgium: Eden Hazard 6′ (P), 51′, Romelu Lukaku 16′, 45+3′, Michy Batshuayi 90′
  • Tunisia: Dylan Bronn 18′, Wahbi Khazri 90+3′

Highlights:

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  • Belgium remained unbeaten in their World Cup campaign as their strikers demolished Tunisia to record their 2nd win this World Cup 2018.
  • Hazard gave Belgium an early lead by scoring off a penalty shot.

  • This lead was doubled by Lukaku who struck the ball straight into the nets to make it 2-0.

  • However, 2 minutes later Tunisia’s defender Dylan Bronn converted a free-kick off Khazri’s free-kick to make it 2-1.

  • The first half was coming to an end and Tunisia needed an equaliser but, instead Lukaku scored his 2nd goal of the match to make it 3-1.

  • The 1st half ended with Belgium in the lead by 2 goals. And, six minutes into the 2nd half Hazard also scored his 2nd goal to make it 4-1.

  • Both Hazard and Lukaku had a chance to score a hat-trick in a World Cup match.
  • But, both were subbed out by the manager to avoid injuries. The match was now coming to an end and right then Michy Batshuayi scored for Belgium to make it 5-1.
  • The goal scoring was not finished as Tunisia’s Wahbi Khazri finally scored for his team and that was the end of this match.

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FIFA World Cup 2018 – M28: South Korea Vs Mexico (1-2)

Highlights:

WC ’18 – Match 28: South Korea Vs Mexico

Result: 1 – 2

Goal Scorers:

  • South Korea: Son Heung-min 90’+3′
  • Mexico: Carlos Vela 26′ (P), Javier Hernandez 66′

Highlights:

  • Mexico continued their winning campaign against Asian teams as South Korea lost to Mexico.
  • Luck favored the Mexicans as they were awarded an early penalty and it was Carlos Vela who took the shot to put his team in the lead.

  • The Mexicans were continuing in their domination of possession and were not allowing South Korea to score even a single goal.
  • Even, South Korea’s leading striker, Son Heung-Min who attempted six shots in the 1st half couldn’t score. And, the 1st half ended with Mexico in the lead.

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  • After the break, the 2nd half started. And, after two yellow cards and one substitution another goal was scored was scored by Mexico.
  • Javier Hernandez was the man who doubled Mexico’s lead and South Korea were still goal-less.

  • South Korea were desperately trying to score but Mexicans were pretty strong in their defense as the match now came in its dying moments.
  • This is when Son Hueng-min finally scored a goal for his team.
  • However, it didn’t matter as Mexico won the match their 2nd consecutive match of this World Cup 2018 by 2 – 1.

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FIFA World Cup 2018 – M29: Germany Vs Sweden (2-1)

Highlights:

WC ’18 – Match 29: Germany Vs Sweden

Result: 2 – 1

Goal Scorers:

  • Germany: Marco Reus 48′, Toni Kroos 90’+5′
  • Sweden: Ola Toivonen 32′

Highlights:

  • This was a must-win match for the defending champions, Germany. As, in case of a draw or loss they would be knocked out of the World Cup 2018.
  • The Germans needed to be in the lead from the very start, but it was Sweden’s Ola Toivonen who scored the opening goal of the match to put Sweden in the lead.

  • And, Germany despite dominating possession couldn’t score a single goal and the 1st half ended with Swedish in front.

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  • Three minutes into the 2nd half, Germany’s midfielder Marco Reus scored and equalized the scoreboard.

  • Swedish now took it back a notch as they focused their play on defense and Germany went all-out attack.
  • But, wrong passes and missed chances was becoming the story for Germany as the match came in the 2nd halve’s injury time.
  • This is when luck favored Germany and they were awarded a free-kick just outside the 18-yard box.
  • It was a do-or-die situation for Germany and Toni Kroos emerged the hero as he bended the free kick to win the match for his team.

  • The match ended a minute after this goal and with this win, Germany stayed alive in this World Cup 2018.

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